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    Potomac River (in four sheets) Chart of the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. to its entrance into the Chesapeake Bay. Chart indicates soundings, tides, lighthouses, and the shoreline configuration. Description derived from published bibliography. Maps numbered 20-23 in upper left corners. Seal of U.S. Coast Survey Office printed below the map title. Similar to no. 35.2, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) This item is in the Map Collection ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of Meridian Hill subdivision, Washington, D.C., showing selected residential lots]. Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3
    • Contributor: Breckinridge Family
    • Date: 1880
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    Map of the city of Washington. Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas. Also shows block numbers and radial distances from White House. "Washington, D.C., July 12th, 1886." Includes text. LC copy fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, annotated in ink and red pencil to show new bridge, and annotated in ink in lower margin: Pennsylvania Avenue is concreted from Rock Creek to 11th Street East. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: Weller & Repetti
    • Date: 1886
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    Map of part of the Potomac River, from the head of tide water to Alexandria : with its lateral canals, soundings, and topography Relief shown by hachures. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Includes "Profile of the Alexandria Canal" and distance list. LC copy annotated in pencil: From a manuscript in the Office of the Chief of Engineers. LC copy originally printed on 6 sheets, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1835
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    Sketch of the march of the British Army under Gen'l Ross from the 19th to the 29th August 1814 : [central Maryland between Benedict and Washington D.C.] Relief shown by hachures. Published: Military Depot ... Oct'r 10th 1814. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset "Sketch of the engagement on the 24th of August 1814 between the British and American forces" [Bladensburg vicinity] with indexed "Reference." DCP
    • Contributor: Evans, D., Lt. - Wyld, James - Great Britain. Army. Royal Regiment of Horse. Quarter Masr. Genl. Office. Military Depot - Evans, D.
    • Date: 1814
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    [Cadastral map of "Peter's square," Georgetown, Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing lot numbers and owners' initials. Covers area bounded by Wisconsin Av., M, 31st, and K streets N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Photocopy of ms. map. On verso in ink: From the manuscript original owned by Mr. Walter G. Peter. Includes computations. LC copy extensively annotated in pencil. In upper margin in pencil: Mr. Walter Peter's MS map--part of Georgetown ... LC ...
    • Contributor: Peter, Walter G.
    • Date: 1814
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    [Cadastral map of the blocks surrounding Washington Circle, Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map of area bounded by 24th, L. 22nd, and I streets N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Black and brown inks. At top in lead pencil: Section of part of the city & surveys. Soiled, missing small sections at corners, and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1820
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    Square 796 : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map of block bounded by Virginia Av., 3rd, G, and 4th streets S.E. India ink with later notes and additions in lead pencil. Soiled and trimmed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1860
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    Plan of New City in the District of Columbia : half a mile from Washington Cadastral survey map of Ivy City, Washington D.C. "Recorded in Vol. 2 of 'Record of County Surveys,' page 76." Pen-and-ink. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Dubois, N.
    • Date: 1873
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    Hall and Elvans' subdivision of Meridian Hill : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral survey map showing residential lot lines, lot numbers, some dimensions, and some square-footage data. LC copy annotated in lead pencil, mounted on cloth backing, and rubber-stamped under title: Lots for sale by A.L. Barber & Co., cor. 8th & F streets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Gedney, A. G. - A.L. Barber and Co.
    • Date: 1867
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    Part of map of Washington City D.C. showing the track of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad as originally constructed and as it now exists : also showing tracks along which the company ... Covers area bounded by A Street N.E./N.W., 3rd Street N.W., Florida Avenue, and 12th Street N.E. Also shows block numbers and elevations of block corners. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Brittle, lacking sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes note and track profile. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1860
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    Profile of 6th Street between Frederick and Market streets Covers Dent Place between 33rd and 34th streets N.W., Georgetown, Washington D.C. From the Taggart Estate papers. Pen-and-ink with lead-pencil guidelines. Soiled and stained. Includes note and outline map of street. On verso in ink: Profile of 6th Street between Frederick & Market streets, 1858, Geotown D.C. No. 109, page 4. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1858
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    Plan for sewering the city of Washington, D.C. : and at the same time purify B-Street Sewer and James Creek Canal, and prevent floods, which are so frequent, by means of "an ... "Originated 1873. Suggested 1874." Title, authorship, date, and copyright information printed. Maps and text manuscripted--pen-and-ink. Includes text and ill. LC copy fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 859 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Bantz, E. (Edward) - Bantz, E.
    • Date: 1874
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    Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia showing the lines of the various properties at the division with the original proprietors in 1792. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "Published and copyrighted by James M. Stewart Washington D.C. 1884." Includes index of land tracts with owners' names. LC copies halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 1 torn and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Stewart, James M.
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    Plat of survey of Wm. M. Rapley's property fronting square west of sq. 471 : showing the docks and wharves described in lease and also the part occupied by Stephenson & Bro. ... Cadastral survey map covering waterfront area between 7th and 8th streets S.W. Black, brown, and red inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Faced with gauze, torn, missing section at corner, halved, rubber-stamped, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 801 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - Rapley, Wm. M. (William M.) - Stephenson & Bro
    • Date: 1887
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    Le'Droit Park as recorded in the Surveyor's Office : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map. "Lots for sale by A.L. Barber & Co., Le'Droit Buildg., Washington, D.C." LC copies mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 1 stained, fold-lined, and annotated in lead pencil. LC copy 2 brittle, stained, torn, and annotated in ink and red pencil shading to show proposed street extensions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies ...
    • Contributor: A.L. Barber and Co. - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1880
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    Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America. Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Facsimile. Original version: W.J. Stone sc. Wash'n. [Washington? : s.n., 1839?]. Includes indexed table of "References." In left upper margin: No. 3036 price 30 cents. Some copies have: No. 3036 price 45 cents. LC copies variously fold-lined, halved, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1839
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    Johnson's Washington and Georgetown. Shows block numbers, wards, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1868, by A.J. Johnson ... New York." "41." LC copy darkened, fold-lined, torn, missing small interior sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett) - Johnson, A. J.
    • Date: 1868
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    Plan of the city of Washington : the capitol [sic] of the United States of America Shows wards and major buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1861, by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." "26." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Mitchell's new general atlas, S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., Philadelphia, 1865. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Gamble, W. H. (William H.) - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Gamble, W. H.
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of the city of Washington : the capitol [sic] of the United States of America Shows wards, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1867 by S. Augustus Mitchell Jr. ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." "29." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Mitchell's new general atlas, S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia, 1867. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Gamble, W. H. (William H.) - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus)
    • Date: 1867
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    Cliffbourne : [Washington D.C.] Cadastral map. Includes notes. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Thos. J. Fisher and Co. - Armstrong
    • Date: 1899
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    Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at Washington Covers The Mall between Capitol grounds and 17th St. N.W. Also covers adjacent areas including "Parade or President's Park," White House grounds, future Federal Triangle, and Washington Canal. At foot of title: February 1851. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink, blue watercolor, and [lead?] pencil. Faded, soiled, varnished [?], and cracked. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Includes bar scale in feet (2,000) ...
    • Contributor: Downing, A. J. (Andrew Jackson)
    • Date: 1851
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    Burrville, being part of the Sheriff Estate, at the north east part of the District of Columbia Cadastral map. "Recorded in liber no. 1053, fol. 191, et seq. ..." "Lots for sale by Charles A. McEuen ..." Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and annotated in ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Tabor, A. C. - Dean, Mary C. - McEuen, Charles A.
    • Date: 1880
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    [Map of Carrollsburg showing its street and lot system with the later streets and lots of Washington D.C. superimposed] Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers. Carrollsburg shown in red, Washington in green. India ink and watercolor. Soiled, missing small sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statement of certification by: Wm. Forsyth, Surveyor of the City of Washington DC. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William
    • Date: 179?
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    The City of Washington and environs : 1898 In upper margin: National Educational Association Convention, Washington, D.C., July 7-12, 1898. Includes index to points of interest. Text and schedule of meetings on verso. LC copy 1 stained and fold-lined. Copy 2 fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: National Educational Association (U.S.). Meeting - Norris Peters Co.
    • Date: 1898